ICAR Technician Eligibility

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Jan 08, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

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There is a certain eligibility criteria prescribed by the IARI. You are advised to first look at the ICAR IARI eligibility criteria 2021 thoroughly in order to avoid disqualification from the exam. The eligibility criteria includes details such as the age criteria, educational qualification, and other requirements that have been mentioned below.

Educational Criteria

It is advised to check the ICAR IARI educational criteria before applying for the ICAR Technician exam 2021. You need to have the Matriculation pass certificate from a recognized Board. Please note that the fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% For more details, please refer below: 

PostEssential Qualification
ICAR IARI Technician Matriculation pass from a recognized Board.

Age criteria ( As of January 10, 2022)

In order to apply for the ICAR IARI Technician (T-1) post, you need to be in between 18 and 30 years. Please note that the maximum age limit for regular serving employees of ICAR is 58 years as of 10 January 2022. For detailed information about ICAR IARI age limit 2021, please refer to the table below. 

PostAge Criteria
ICAR IARI Technician
  • Minimum age - 18 years as on 10 January 2022
  • Maximum age - 30 years as on 10 January 2022

Age relaxation (As on January 10, 2022)

The government has given certain relaxation in age to reserved category candidates like SC/ST/OBC/EX servicemen etc. For example, upper age relaxation of 5 years has been given to candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Please note that, under any circumstance, the maximum age limit cannot be more than 58 years. Complete details related to ICAR IARI relaxation in age are given in the table below.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years


(Candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) who are also covered under the ‘Person with Benchmark Disability’ category will be eligible for grant of cumulative age relaxation under both of their respective categories)

10 years
Serving regular employees of ICAR Upper Age Limit = 58 years

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You should have passed the Matriculation from a recognized board in order to apply for the Technician (T-1) post.
Yes, reserved category candidates will be provided relaxation in the upper age limit. Please visit the age relaxation section for further details.
Yes, all female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fees. They have to pay the registration fee only.

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